Pronunciation: nōzd
1.(Anat.) The prominent part of the face or anterior extremity of the head containing the nostrils and olfactory cavities; the olfactory organ. See Nostril, and Olfactory organ under Olfactory.
2.The power of smelling; hence, scent.
3.A projecting end or beak at the front of an object; a snout; a nozzle; a spout; as, the nose of a bellows; the nose of a teakettle.
Nose bit
(Carp.) a bit similar to a gouge bit, but having a cutting edge on one side of its boring end.
Nose hammer
(Mach.) a frontal hammer.
Nose hole
(Glass Making) a small opening in a furnace, before which a globe of crown glass is held and kept soft at the beginning of the flattening process.
Nose key
(Carp.) a fox wedge.
Nose leaf
(Zool.) a thin, broad, membranous fold of skin on the nose of many species of bats. It varies greatly in size and form.
Nose of wax
a person who is pliant and easily influenced.
Nose piece
the nozzle of a pipe, hose, bellows, etc.; the end piece of a microscope body, to which an objective is attached.
- Massinger
To hold one's nose to the grindstone
See under Grindstone.
To lead by the nose
to lead at pleasure, or to cause to follow submissively; to lead blindly, as a person leads a beast.
To put one's nose out of joint
to humiliate one's pride, esp. by supplanting one in the affections of another.
- Shak.
To thrust one's nose into
to meddle officiously in.
To wipe one's nose of
to deprive of; to rob.
on the nose
a - exactly, accurately.
b - (racing) to win, as opposed to to place or to show.
v. t.1.To smell; to scent; hence, to track, or trace out.
[imp. & p. p. Nosed (nōzd); p. pr. & vb. n. Nosing.]
2.To touch with the nose; to push the nose into or against; hence, to interfere with; to treat insolently.
Lambs . . . nosing the mother's udder.
- Tennyson.
3.To utter in a nasal manner; to pronounce with a nasal twang; as, to nose a prayer.
4.To confront; be closely face to face or opposite to; meet.
5.To furnish with a nose; as, to nose a stair tread.
6.To examine with the nose or sense of smell.
7.To make by advancing the nose or front end; as, the train nosed its way into the station;
8.(Racing Slang) to beat by (the length of) a nose.
v. i.1.To push or move with the nose or front forward.
A train of cable cars came nosing along.
- Hamlin Garland.
1.To smell; to sniff; to scent.
2.To pry officiously into what does not concern one; to nose around.
Noun1.Nosenose - the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals; "he has a cold in the nose"
Synonyms: olfactory organ
2.nose - a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft); "the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry"
3.nose - the front or forward projection of a tool or weapon; "he ducked under the nose of the gun"
4.nose - a small distance; "my horse lost the race by a nose"
5.nose - the sense of smell (especially in animals); "the hound has a good nose"
6.nose - a natural skill; "he has a nose for good deals"
7.Nosenose - a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged
Synonyms: nozzle
Verb1.nose - search or inquire in a meddlesome way; "This guy is always nosing around the office"
Synonyms: poke, pry
2.nose - advance the forward part of with caution; "She nosed the car into the left lane"
3.nose - catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the drugs"
Synonyms: scent, wind
4.nose - push or move with the nose
5.nose - rub noses
Synonyms: nuzzle
6.nose - defeat by a narrow margin
To see your own nose in your dream, signifies a conscious effort to achieve whatever endeavour you chose to undertake. The nose represents energy, intuition, and wisdom. Alternatively, the nose symbolizes curiosity. You dream may suggest your need to learn more about a situation at hand. To dream that hair is growing on your nose, signifies extraordinary undertakings that need to be carried through a strong will and character. To dream of a bleeding nose, is prophetic of disaster and danger.Adamite, Paul Pry, Paul-Pry, antlia, aptness, beak, beezer, being, bent, bib nozzle, bill, body, bow, bowsprit, breathe, breathe in, bugle, bump, busybody, butt-in, caress, cat, chap, character, conk, creature, customer, duck, earthling, faculty, feel up, fellow, figurehead, flair, follow, follow a clue, follow up, fondle, fool with, forecastle, foredeck, forepeak, genius, groundling, guy, hand, head, homo, human, human being, hunt down, individual, inhale, intermeddle, jib boom, joker, kibitz, kibitzer, knack, knead, life, living soul, man, massage, meddle, meddle with, meddler, mess with, monkey with, mortal, mouse, muffle, muzzle, nares, neb, nib, nose out, nostrils, nozzle, nuzzle, olfactories, olfactory area, olfactory cell, olfactory nerves, olfactory organ, olfactory pit, one, party, pecker, peek, peep, person, personage, personality, pet, poke, pragmatist, pressure nozzle, prier, proboscis, prore, prow, pry, quidnunc, rhinarium, rose, rosehead, rostrum, rub, rub against, rub noses, rubberneck, run down, run to earth, scent, schnozzle, shadow, shower head, single, smell, smell of, smell out, smeller, sniff, sniff out, snitch, snook, snoop, snoot, snout, snuff, snuffle, somebody, someone, soul, spray nozzle, sprinkler head, spy, stalk, stem, stroke, tail, talent, tamper with, tellurian, terran, trace, trace down, track, track down, trail, trunk, whiff, worldling
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